MUMBAI: Indian nutraceuticals market is expected to grow at a compounded annual growth rate of 21 per cent and reach $ 10 billion by 2022 from $ 4 billion now, according to a report. The growth in nutraceuticals - food and drinks which have potential health benefits - is seen largely driven by the modern day's consumer lifestyle that is impacted by faster pace of life, taking a toll on health and wellness. It is also driven by the aging population estimated to reach $ 1 billion by 2020 in both developed and developing countries, said the report brought out today by MRSS India for industry body Assocham. Given the context, globally, too, the nutraceutical market is expected to reach $ 241 billion in 2019 from $ 172 billion in 2014. "Nutraceuticals are poised to provide holistic solutions to the younger burgeoning Indian middle class to keep chronic ailments at bay and also address the rising incidence of lifestyle diseases, including cardio-vascular ailments, diabetes, obesity and … [Read more...] about Nutraceuticals market may grow to $10 billion by 2022
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This has worked well for Angelina Alvarez and Janeth Melchor. The two women come from Patria Nueva, 26 kilometers (16 miles) southeast of Puebla. Two hundred and thirty-three families in their farming village are registered at the food bank. "We all chip in and rent a van every Friday to pick up the food," Alvarez says as she lifts packages onto the load platform. "Now, with the crisis, there is more need, but there is just not enough room in the delivery van," the 58-year-old says. … [Read more...] about Mexico: The last centavos for a trip to the food bank
The number of people receiving aid from BAMX has reached an all-time high due to the COVID-19 pandemic, says director Miguel Rojas. Last year, this food bank network supplied 1.3 million people throughout Mexico — in May, the number jumped to 1.6 million. In Puebla, 130,000 people were registered as recipients in January, and now there are 160,000. Rojas expects that number to grow to 200,000 in the coming months. "That will be a challenge because we will need to get more donations to cope," Rojas says. … [Read more...] about In Mexico, coronavirus floods food banks with demand
Not being able to even see close relatives, let alone hug them, has been one of the most painful consequences of lockdown to many. Unsurprisingly, perhaps, agents say the re-opening of the housing market has seen demand increase for homes large enough for several generations of family. … [Read more...] about New horizons in the property market: As interest on home-selling websites spikes, some post-lockdown priorities for buyers are emerging, says GRAHAM NORWOOD
The Center for for Science in the Public Interest, a national nonprofit watchdog group that is the "organized voice of the American public on nutrition, food safety, health and other issues during a boom of consumer and environmental protection awareness," issued a plea to NBCUniversal to remove the Minions characters from the packaging of candy and other low-nutrition foods marketed to children. … [Read more...] about You Tell Us, Healdsburg: Should Minions Be Used to Sell Candy and Junk Food?